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Murray James Walker

April 8, 1962 — January 21, 2024

Blue Springs

Murray James Walker, 61, of Blue Springs, Missouri passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2024, at St. Luke’s East Hospital surrounded by his loving family.


Per Murray’s request cremation with a Celebration of Life at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, Memorials are suggested to AT Children’s Project and can be left at  Memories of Murray and condolences for his family may be left at or on our Facebook Page.   Arrangments have been entrusted to the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 816-633-5524.  


Murray was born to Thomas William and Mary Lou (Dixon) Walker on April 8, 1962 in Kirksville, Missouri.  Murray Graduated from Trenton High School.  On August 8, 1981, Murray was joined in marriage to the love of his life on Melinda Kay “Mindy” Estes in Trenton, Missouri.   Murray worked as an Electrician and belonged to the IBEW Local 124 Union, and retired in 2022.  Murray enjoyed spending time with his family, taking his grandchildren to the park, hunting, shooting, was a member of Quails Unlimited, and he was a fan of Marvel movies. 


Murray is survived by his wife of 42 years, Melinda Kay “Mindy” Estes-Walker, of Blue Springs, MO; two children, Kyle Thomas Estes-Walker of Blue Springs, MO, Laken Walker-Hafner and husband Christopher of Blue Springs, MO; seven grandchildren, Jasmine Estes-Walker, Brooke Estes-Walker, Haylie Estes-Walker, Izzy Estes-Walker, Emmett Walker-Hafner, Wyatt Walker-Hafner, and Merritt Walker-Hafner; one great-grandchild, Kylen Jackson; three brothers, Mark Walker and wife Kathy of Olathe, KS, Michael Walker and wife Mary of St. Joseph, MO, and Matthew Walker and wife Rhonda of Trenton, MO; a nephew Aaron Walker, a niece Cari Evans; and his beloved pets Rhodes, Dude, and 18.


Murray was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas William Walker and Mary Lou (Dixon) Walker; one son, Billal Muslet; brother in law David Estes, brother in law Donnie Estes, and a sister in law, Merrie Beth Estes Stotts.

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